D3690 entered service in BR Green livery in March 1959. It was later renumbered 08528, repainted in BR blue and spent time as the Liverpool Street Station Pilot. It was acquired by the Great Cen... (more)
Class 08 diesel shunter 08907 was purchased by the railway in 2016 from major freight operator DB Cargo after a number of the class were offered for sale after serving in significant numbers on th... (more)
Shunting locos 08884(left) and 08905 are seen in Bordesley yard in 1999. Cars from the Land Rover factory at Solihull are loaded onto trains here, for export. Note the 2 class 37 locos on a stone ... (more)
Class 08 shunting loco D3213 stands in the yard at Stirling station,coupled to a British Railways designed brake van (caboose).40 years ago,when this shot was taken,these locos could be found all ... (more)
08898 hit a low bridge on the Cwm Mawr line in South Wales. This line was worked by locos with specially reduced height to fit under the low bridges. 08898 was obvouusly there by mistake. It was ... (more)
The practice of using diesel shunting locos to bring coaching stock between carriage sidings and stations has virtually died out in the UK. One of the few locations this still takes place is Inver... (more)
Preserved shunter no. D4095 inside the shed at Toddington on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.
08482, Sits outside Eastleigh Station waiting for its next turn of duty.
08428 Runs through Doncaster Station.
08 266 at rest in Haworth Station yard on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.
Shunter 08266 works a shuttle from Keighley - Ingrow West during there annual Diesel Gala.
08 590 still carries the face from a recent "Day out With Thomas" event at the Midland Railway Centre. It seems to be looking disdainfully at the Derby Lightweight DMU on the left.
Class 08 no. D3937 stands in the yard at Bridgnorth on the Severn Valley Railway.